Lot 1361
Two Virginia CDVs Related to The Confederacy
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first depicting Lewis D. Crenshaw, Jr. (1845-1929) in uniform, the image signed in the plate and twice on the mount, the verso with imprinted with the backmark of F. J. Rees, Richmond, VA, dated March 25, 1865. This image was made one week before Richmond's fall and shows the son of the last private owner of the home that would become the Confederate White House (the image with crease in upper right corner); the second image shows Mrs. Jefferson Davis by Vannerson & Co. of Richmond and was sold to benefit the city's famed Hollywood Cemetery, final resting place of Confederate President Davis (light stains, else very good condition).